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is covering this election night. first we'll go to jan crawford in boston with the romney campaign. jan? >> reporter: well, scott, after 17 months of campaigning, that hard fought primary, and then, of course, the bruising general election battle, governor romney and his wife ann cast their votes this morning here in massachusetts. then governor romney was off for a little more campaigning trying to get every possible vote. he went to ohio and pennsylvania. here's what he said when he met with some campaign workers in that must-win state of ohio. >> we f we get folks out to vote we'll have the real change we need in this country and i'm so excited about the prospects. i've got to tell you, i'm buoyed by the spirit of the people across the nation. the enthusiasm, the support, the energy. >> we love you, man! >> thank you. (cheers and applause). >> reporter: that, of course, is the key if they can get their supporters out to vote. campaign sources i'm talking to say they're encouraged by what they're seeing. they have big turnout, their numbers will outperform what john mccain did in 2008
traditionally vote for the democratic candidate. >> pelley: thank you, we're going to switch over to boston and speak to ed gillespie who is one of mitt romney's autopsy communicatio --top communicatio. thank you for being with us. it looks like ohio is leaning the president's way. i wonder how you see ohio. >> we feel pretty good about ohio, scott. the fact is where you look where the turnout is highest, we have great turnout in republican leading areas. we were able to shave 263,000 votes in the early vote in the absentee ballots from the advantage that president obama enjoyed over senator mccain in 2008. in the diminishment of the democrats early vote advantage, our republican intensity and what we've been seeing in the polls relative to independent voters in ohio, we feel like it's very much in our side tonight when i look at where these votes are coming in from we also female good about thal -- feel good about the numbers in the county and precincts and need to carry with big numbers and we're doing that tonight. >> pelley: one of the swing states we do not have enough information to
to finish all over this country, all over this country again and again and again. jan crawford is in boston tonight. jan. >> well scott, as you heard in those excerpts we just aired, the sadness in his voice obviously a brutal campaign for him starting back last june and in that primary that very hard primary he survived that only to step into this general election where he was hit with an assault of negative ads. you all have been talking. he really didn't respond to that but still believes, still believed he was going to win this righted up until the end. there's another moment in the speech tonight that was i thought particularly pig noinlt- poignant when he looked over at his wife ann she's been on the campaign trail from the beginning and campaigning on her own as well where he says he would like to thank the love of his life an. he was almost sad for her, she would have been such a great first lady so obviously here in the crowd everyone very deflated tonight. but it was interesting too scott when he talked about the president and gave those strong words he was praying for the preside
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